Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

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Brubeck Festival 2013: You'll want to be there!

March 18-23 music performances and educational lectures around the city, along the Miracle Mile, on University of the Pacific's campus and at San Joaquin Delta College.
Brubeck InstituteSep 10, 2012

It's happening! We're delighted to announce that world-renowned jazz trumpeter-composer, nine-time Grammy winner Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will headline the music and education jazz extravaganza on March 22. Stockton will swing!

The Brubeck Festival is an annual cultural celebration that explores the legacy and influence of celebrated jazz pianist Dave Brubeck - a Pacific alumnus and Marsalis mentor. Launched on the University campus in 2001, the Festival highlights some of the world's best jazz musicians, lectures and panel discussions. We are delighted to introduce our broadened focus and welcome you to be a part of what promises to become a world-class jazz music event.


Our Headliners Include


 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis


Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

Wynton Marsalis leads The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. The group, comprising 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, has been the Jazz at Lincoln Center resident orchestra since 1988. Featured in all aspects of Jazz at Lincoln Center's programming, this remarkably versatile orchestra performs and leads educational events in New York, across the U.S. and around the globe; in concert halls; dance venues; jazz clubs; public parks; and with symphony orchestras; ballet troupes; local students; and an ever-expanding roster of guest artists.

 Tom Harrell Quintet


Tom HarrellPraised by Newsweek for his pure melodic genius, Tom Harrell is widely recognized as one of the most creative and uncompromising jazz instrumentalists and composers of our time. Even with a discography of over 260 recordings and a career that spans more than four decades, Harrell has managed to stay fresh and current as he continues to actively record and tour around the world. He is a frequent winner in Down Beat and Jazz Times magazines' Critics and Readers Polls and a Grammy nominee. Harrell is also a Trumpeter of the Year nominee for the 2011 Jazz Journalists Association Awards. His warm, burnished sound on the trumpet and the flugelhorn, and the unparalleled harmonic and rhythmic sophistication in his playing and writing, have earned Harrell his place as a jazz icon to aspiring musicians and devoted fans alike.

 Brubeck Brothers Quartet


Brubeck Brothers QuartetThe Brubeck Brothers Quartet is an exciting jazz group featuring two members of one of America's most accomplished musical families, Dan Brubeck (drums,) and Chris Brubeck (bass & trombone) Guitarist Mike DeMicco, and pianist Chuck Lamb, complete this dynamic quartet. They have performed at concert series, colleges, and jazz festivals across North America and Europe including the Newport, Detroit, Ravinia, Las Vegas, Sedona, Spokane & Monterey Jazz Festivals.

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For more information, Contact:

Simon Rowe

Executive Director                         

Brubeck Institute

University of the Pacific



Steve Harvath

Interium Executive Director of Development          

Brubeck Institute

University of the Pacific



Patrick Giblin

Media Relations Manager

Office of Communications

University of the Pacific